December 21 holidays in 2019
Turkish Language Day (Turkish community)
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Historical Events on December 21
United States’ President Abraham Lincoln signs Public Resolution 82. Among other things, one of its provisions call for a Navy Medal of Valor be created.
Captain George Nares commands the HMS Challenger as it leaves from Portsmouth, England on its scientific expedition.
“A Doll House” by Henrik Ibsen premiers at the Royal Theater in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Over 2,000 striking miners in Iquique, Chile are massacred by the Chilean Army.
The first crossword puzzle is published in the New York World.
Over thirteen hundred people are killed and over thirty-eight thousand homes destroyed, when a 8.1 Mw earthquake and then tsunami, hits Nankaido, Japan.
Norway gets its first National Park on this day – the Rondane National Park.
The Apollo 8 moon mission is launched from Kennedy Space Center.
270 people are killed when a bomb explodes on Pan Am Flight 103.
Famous Birthdays on December 21
Japanese samurai, Minamoto no Yorinobu is born in
Catholic cardinal Luigi d’Este is born in
Colonial governor of Rhode Island, Benedict Arnold is born in
American computer programmer, Adele Goldstine is born in
American actor and ventriloquist, Paul Winchell is born in
American author Edward Hoagland is born in
American TV host and producer, Phil Donahue is born in
American actress Jane Fonda is born in
American director and screenwriter, Roy Karch is born in
American actor Barry Gordon is born in
American actor Samuel L. Jackson is born in
American actress Jane Kaczmarek is born in
American comedian and screenwriter, Andy Dick is born in
Canadian actor and director, Kiefer Sutherland is born in
President of France, Emmanuel Macron is born in
English actor Tom Payne is born in
English actor Tom Sturridge is born in
American football player Mark Ingram, Jr. is born in
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